Timothy Alan Means, Sr., was born to Thurman Means and Charlene Baker Means on December 9, 1964, in Malvern, Arkansas.
He received the best gift ever when he married his wife, Pam McClure on his birthday on December 9, 2016. He was a member of Mt. Friendship Baptist Church in Curtis. Tim was a hard worker and a great provider for his family. He worked as a millwright supervisor; a career that spanned for over 30 years with West Frazier in Leola.
Tim made friends wherever he went and always tried to encourage those around him. He was a simple man who enjoyed the simple pleasures that life offered. His favorite musician and artist were Prince. He enjoyed listening to the blues and was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather who would do anything for his family. He will be dearly missed by his loving family.
His greatest joy was flying RC airplanes regularly. HE would spend countless hours flying, repairing, and tweaking his planes. He made major investments in his aircraft and took to pride in his skills. He was a member of the Arkadelphia Prop Twisters. As a member, he was able to share his enthusiasm and talk to people who understand his passion. He often gave one-to-one instruction and helped others with building, setting up their planes, and flying.
Tim passed from this life on November 30, 2021, at Baptist Health Medical Center in Arkadelphia. He was preceded in death by his mother, Charlene Moore; his father, Thurman Means; son, Cornelius Means; brother, Terry Means; father-in-law, Leo McClure, Jr.; sister-in-law, Jackie Goshen, and stepfather, Joe Moore.
Tim leaves his wife, Pamela Means of Curtis, AR; his children, Quintell Means of Camden, AR, Timothy Means, Jr., of Curtis, AR, Channing BoBo of Malvern, AR, Kizzy Means of Curtis, AR, and Adrian Means of Curtis, AR; his beloved grandchildren, Ar’Mani Means, Jailen Baker, Jaiden Baker, Kadriunna Means, Kai’Gan Means, and Nehemiah Means; his siblings, Philander (Misty) Means of Hot Springs, AR, Brian (Cassandra) Means of Malvern and Angela Moore of Memphis, TN; an uncle, William (Bernice) Wilson, Malvern, AR; and an aunt Janice McNealy, California. He also leaves his mother-in-law, Mattie McClure; his best friends, Brodie Smith and Frazier Fort, as well as, a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and several friends.
Public visitation will be Friday, December 10, 2021, from 1:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Services will be Saturday, December 11, 2021, at 1:00 pm. At Mt. Friendship Baptist Church with Rev. Curtis Coleman, eulogist. Interment is at Curtis Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Deacon Juan Horton, Cameron Rose, Mike Cooper, Justin Means, Philander Means, and Jacorey Dotson. Honorable to mention are Brodie Smith, Frazier Fort, Frankie J. Arberry, William “Happy” Stroud, Ronnie Bailey, and Rodney Hill.